Finding Your Historical and Genealogical Roots Genealogy Workshops

The Prince George’s African-American Museum & Cultural Center at North Brentwood, Inc., in partnership with the Prince George’s County Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) and the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, presents Finding Your Historical and Genealogical Roots, a series of workshops focusing on the fundamentals of African-American historical and genealogical research. The sessions will provide the attendees with a step-by-step “how to” guide to in tracing African-American lineage. They will show participants how to identify sources, records, and other tools needed to organize and manage research materials. Activities will include surfing genealogical websites on the Internet, preparing for a research trip, developing a family tree, conducting oral interviews, understanding DNA testing, planning family reunions, unlocking the mysteries of genealogy for children, etc.

The final session will be held Tuesday, August 2, 7-8:30 PM at the following location:

Largo-Kettering Library – 9601 Capital Ln, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774